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By Great

London, United Kingdom Gb

This is another plant I sent of for Mirabilis Japala. Again I don't know what to do with them. This is how they came to me. Do I soak them first? Am I right in thinking that the long skinny bit is the root?, So I plant them with the wide piece faceing upwards. How deep do I plant them please?


On plant Mirabilis jalapa mixed

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Great this one isn't frost hardly so would be better planted in a container and kept in a cool greenhouse covered up overwinter. Again will grow to around a foot in height and needs full sun to do well in the UK. I would plant the tubers the way you suggest and try to collect seed and sow on each year.

13 May, 2010

 

Thanks MG, I thought they were hardy!!

13 May, 2010

 

not frost hardy

13 May, 2010

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